The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Linux Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 751 829 787
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 176 155 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 156 147 186
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+30.88% -2.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 173 £45,000 +32.35% 23
London +76 67 £50,000 +56.25% 7
South East 0 64 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Berkshire +5 43 £45,000 +76.47% 4
Reading +2 20 £53,750 +115.00% 3
Surrey +27 15 £52,500 +5.00% 3
East of England +34 13 £45,000 +2.50% 1
Hertfordshire +33 12 £44,750 +49.16%
Yorkshire +33 10 £36,250 +36.79%
Watford - 9 £44,500 -
North West +20 8 £32,750 +12.93% 3
Manchester +15 8 £32,750 +12.93% 2
South West +3 7 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Bracknell -7 7 £32,500 -40.90%
West Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 -
Leeds - 7 £35,000 -
Maidenhead -1 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Guildford +16 5 £37,500 - 2
Slough +10 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Woking -9 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Egham - 5 £55,000 - 1
City of London +58 4 £45,000 +2.27% 4
Bristol +28 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Hampshire -9 4 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Stockport +2 3 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Borehamwood - 3 £45,000 -
Harrogate - 3 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £45,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £45,000 - 1

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Linux Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 330 (100.00%) Linux
2 159 (48.18%) Windows
3 126 (38.18%) Red Hat
4 107 (32.42%) Unix
4 107 (32.42%) Perl
5 99 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 95 (28.79%) VMware
7 92 (27.88%) Apache
7 92 (27.88%) Python
8 91 (27.58%) MySQL
9 86 (26.06%) Oracle
10 85 (25.76%) SQL Server
11 84 (25.45%) Tomcat
12 83 (25.15%) Puppet
13 80 (24.24%) JBoss
14 70 (21.21%) Firewall
15 68 (20.61%) TCP/IP
15 68 (20.61%) SQL
16 66 (20.00%) SAN
17 64 (19.39%) Bash Shell
18 61 (18.48%) Amazon AWS
19 59 (17.88%) HTTP
20 58 (17.58%) ITIL
21 53 (16.06%) Windows Server
22 52 (15.76%) LDAP
23 51 (15.45%) NAS
24 50 (15.15%) WebLogic
24 50 (15.15%) Finance
24 50 (15.15%) LAMP
25 49 (14.85%) Nagios

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 92 (27.88%) Apache
2 84 (25.45%) Tomcat
3 80 (24.24%) JBoss
4 50 (15.15%) WebLogic
5 48 (14.55%) WebSphere
6 40 (12.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 30 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
8 26 (7.88%) nginx
9 20 (6.06%) IIS
10 15 (4.55%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.52%) Skype for Business
12 4 (1.21%) CMS
12 4 (1.21%) MS Exchange
12 4 (1.21%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.21%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.30%) Confluence
14 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.61%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 61 (18.48%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (13.03%) SaaS
3 14 (4.24%) PaaS
4 11 (3.33%) Office 365
5 10 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.91%) IaaS
7 2 (0.61%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 70 (21.21%) Firewall
2 68 (20.61%) TCP/IP
3 66 (20.00%) SAN
4 59 (17.88%) HTTP
5 52 (15.76%) LDAP
6 51 (15.45%) NAS
7 26 (7.88%) DNS
8 24 (7.27%) VPN
9 18 (5.45%) VLAN
9 18 (5.45%) VoIP
10 17 (5.15%) Wireshark
11 16 (4.85%) LAN
12 14 (4.24%) WAN
13 12 (3.64%) SMTP
14 11 (3.33%) Internet
14 11 (3.33%) SSL
15 9 (2.73%) DHCP
15 9 (2.73%) SSH
16 8 (2.42%) Network Security
17 6 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (27.58%) MySQL
2 85 (25.76%) SQL Server
3 37 (11.21%) Relational Database
4 32 (9.70%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.73%) Big Data
8 8 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.52%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.30%) DB2
12 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.33%) Vagrant
2 9 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.52%) JMeter
5 2 (0.61%) Subversion
6 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 50 (15.15%) Finance
2 25 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.97%) Banking
4 22 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 13 (3.94%) Marketing
6 11 (3.33%) Retail
7 7 (2.12%) Electronics
8 6 (1.82%) Law
8 6 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.21%) Front Office
10 3 (0.91%) German Language
11 2 (0.61%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Legal
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
12 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (15.15%) LAMP
2 45 (13.64%) Web Services
3 28 (8.48%) Middleware
4 20 (6.06%) HTML
5 19 (5.76%) .NET
6 10 (3.03%) CSS
6 10 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
6 10 (3.03%) MCollective
7 8 (2.42%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (2.42%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (1.82%) ELK Stack
8 6 (1.82%) XML
9 3 (0.91%) JSON
9 3 (0.91%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (0.61%) COM
10 2 (0.61%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.61%) REST
11 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.30%) ODBC
11 1 (0.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (4.24%) Clustering
6 11 (3.33%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.82%) PACS
7 6 (1.82%) Replication
8 5 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.52%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.52%) Fintech
8 5 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.52%) Xbox
9 4 (1.21%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.21%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.91%) EPoS
10 3 (0.91%) Equities
11 2 (0.61%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 330 (100.00%) Linux
2 159 (48.18%) Windows
3 107 (32.42%) Unix
4 99 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (16.06%) Windows Server
6 33 (10.00%) CentOS
7 18 (5.45%) Solaris
7 18 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.94%) Ubuntu
8 13 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (3.64%) Debian
10 8 (2.42%) SUSE
11 7 (2.12%) AIX
12 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.91%) HPUX
13 3 (0.91%) IRIX
13 3 (0.91%) VMS
14 2 (0.61%) Android
14 2 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (17.58%) ITIL
2 35 (10.61%) Incident Management
3 33 (10.00%) Web Operations
4 26 (7.88%) DevOps
5 22 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 20 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 17 (5.15%) Network Design
8 16 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (4.85%) High Availability
8 16 (4.85%) ITSM
8 16 (4.85%) Problem Management
9 13 (3.94%) Change Management
10 12 (3.64%) Mentoring
11 11 (3.33%) Analytics
12 10 (3.03%) Open Source
12 10 (3.03%) Time Management
13 9 (2.73%) Change Control
13 9 (2.73%) Workflow
14 7 (2.12%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (2.12%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 107 (32.42%) Perl
2 92 (27.88%) Python
3 68 (20.61%) SQL
4 64 (19.39%) Bash Shell
5 39 (11.82%) Java
5 39 (11.82%) PowerShell
6 32 (9.70%) Shell Script
7 22 (6.67%) Ruby
8 20 (6.06%) PHP
9 19 (5.76%) C
10 15 (4.55%) JavaScript
11 11 (3.33%) C++
12 9 (2.73%) Korn
13 6 (1.82%) C#
14 3 (0.91%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.30%) AWK
15 1 (0.30%) C-shell
15 1 (0.30%) sed
Qualifications
1 47 (14.24%) Degree
2 18 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.42%) CISSP
4 8 (2.42%) RHCE
5 7 (2.12%) CEH
5 7 (2.12%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (1.82%) RHCSA
7 4 (1.21%) PhD
8 3 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.91%) CCENT
8 3 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CCNA
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.30%) HND
9 1 (0.30%) LPIC
9 1 (0.30%) MCSE
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.30%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.64%) SLA
2 9 (2.73%) QA
3 7 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) DICOM
5 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 40 (12.12%) Oracle RAC
2 39 (11.82%) Active Directory
3 21 (6.36%) VMware ESX
4 20 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (5.15%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.33%) Squid
7 10 (3.03%) Docker
7 10 (3.03%) qmail
8 6 (1.82%) vSphere
9 5 (1.52%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.21%) NFS
10 4 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (0.91%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.61%) vCloud
12 2 (0.61%) XenApp
13 1 (0.30%) RHEV
13 1 (0.30%) Samba
13 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 83 (25.15%) Puppet
2 49 (14.85%) Nagios
3 30 (9.09%) OpenAM
4 27 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (3.94%) Backup Exec
6 12 (3.64%) ZABBIX
7 11 (3.33%) Graphite
7 11 (3.33%) logstash
8 10 (3.03%) Cacti
8 10 (3.03%) collectd
8 10 (3.03%) Ganglia
9 9 (2.73%) Ansible
10 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (1.52%) vMotion
11 4 (1.21%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.91%) Rundeck
13 2 (0.61%) Control-M
13 2 (0.61%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.61%) Oracle ZFS
13 2 (0.61%) yum
Vendors
1 126 (38.18%) Red Hat
2 95 (28.79%) VMware
3 86 (26.06%) Oracle
4 39 (11.82%) Sun
5 35 (10.61%) Microsoft
6 33 (10.00%) Cisco
7 20 (6.06%) Splunk
8 18 (5.45%) HP
9 13 (3.94%) Veeam
10 12 (3.64%) Juniper
10 12 (3.64%) Symantec
11 11 (3.33%) NetApp
12 7 (2.12%) Brocade
12 7 (2.12%) EMC
13 6 (1.82%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.82%) Sybase
14 5 (1.52%) LogRhythm
14 5 (1.52%) Palo Alto
15 4 (1.21%) Isilon
16 3 (0.91%) 3PAR
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Egham, Surrey
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Maximum £55,000 plus 10% bonus, shares and goo
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
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Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
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Aldershot, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30,000 to £35,000 Neg + Shft All £5
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Stockport, Cheshire
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Guildford
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Bath
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